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Emergency Plumbing in Atlanta: Trust the Plumber Pros at Estes Services 

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If you have an unexpected plumbing issue, our experienced plumbers at Estes Services offer emergency plumbing services in Atlanta, GA. We are your pros when it comes to any plumbing emergency. It's our job to respond to your plumbing emergency with top-quality service.

Whether your water heater is leaking or a sewer line is backed up, a pipe has burst or there's no water, you may have a plumbing emergency that needs immediate attention, and that's where we at Estes Services can help. Since 1949, we have been the leading choice for home comfort in the greater Atlanta area.

Discover more about what is considered an emergency plumbing service and the steps you can take to respond to any issue now or in the future. It's that Easy; It's Estes!

Types of Atlanta Plumbing Emergencies

Are you wondering if you have a plumbing emergency? Of course, it can be difficult to ascertain what constitutes a plumbing emergency in your mind; however, there are several common types of plumbing issues that may constitute an emergency that we can go over for you based on our 75+ years of being a family-owned business.

Here's several types of Atlanta plumbing emergencies:

Water heater leaking — If you see signs of a leak from your water heater, this is considered a plumbing emergency, and you should go ahead and contact a plumber. This can be a dangerous situation, no matter the type of water heater you have. If you have an electric water heater, it can cause electrical hazards. If you have a gas water heater, it can pose a risk of explosion or even a fire.

Leaking Water Heater with Regulator Dial Vertical. Estes Plumbing Services

Water heater leaks can be due to numerous reasons including:

Pressure Relief Valve (PRV) Issues: Your pressure relief valve, which is designed to release excess pressure from the tank, could be faulty and resulting in leakage. A licensed and trained plumber can properly diagnose and repair if this is the case.

Temperature and Press (T&P) Valve Issues: Along similar lines, your temperature and pressure (T&P) valve could be faulty due to corrosion or other issues.

Corrosion: Corrosion inside your water heater tank could result in leaks. That's why it is important to perform regular water heater maintenance.

Drain Valve Issue: Water leaking from the bottom of your water heater could be due to a drain valve issue, which requires a repair or replacement of the valve.

Sediment Buildup: Sediment can accumulate at the bottom of your water heater tank, leading to overheating and leakage possibilities. This is why it is important to flush and clean your water heater on a regular basis in accordance with a maintenance membership plan like at Estes Services.

Old Age: On average, water heaters can last around 10-15 years. As your water heater ages, it increases the likelihood of leaks. At some point, your water heater can reach its useful life, and it could be time for replacement.

The fact of the matter is, a water heater leaking is not a safe situation. You should contact a professional plumbing company immediately.

Bursted pipes — If you have bursted pipes, this is also considered a plumbing emergency. If left untreated, it can negatively impact your home including potential water damage, mold growth, structural damage, electrical hazards, and/or pest infestations.

Water coming out of a burst copper water pipe which had been broken by freezing ice. Estes Plumbing Services

It's important to take swift action by doing the following steps:

1) locating and turning off the main water shut-off valve,

2) turning off your electricity (if water is near electrical areas), and

3) contacting a licensed plumber as soon as possible.

You should also document any damage via photos or videos for insurance claim purposes.

Numerous blocked drains — Numerous blocked drains throughout your home could indicate a plumbing emergency. They can sometimes be accompanied by unusual sounds or smells. Multiple drains blocked can pose a risk to not only your property but also your health. Don't risk waiting any longer if you are encountering this issue. [Insert Photo]

Sewer backup — A sewer backup issue is undoubtedly a plumbing emergency. You may notice sewage backing up into your home through your toilets, drains, or fixtures. Any raw sewage exposure can pose a risk to your health. Often, a sewer backup is associated with foul smells throughout your property. In a worst case scenario, a sewage backup can actually contaminate your water supply.

As you can see, it's better to respond to this issue as soon as you can rather than waiting for that worst case scenario. Sewer backup is nothing to take lightly.

No water — Is water not coming out of your fixtures or faucets? This could be a plumbing emergency especially if it is only isolated to your home and not other homes in your neighborhood.

Estes Plumbing Emergencies

As you can see, these plumbing services issues cannot wait until tomorrow. In fact, they need to be resolved as soon as possible in order to prevent further damage to your property.

Schedule Emergency Plumbing Service with Estes Services

If you are encountering a plumbing emergency, trust the pros at Estes Services to solve your problem. We have a team of licensed and trained plumbers ready to assist you. It's that Easy; It's Estes!